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Oversight and Investigations (115th Congress)

New Preliminary Data Show Hope in Fight Against the Opioid Crisis


Washington, DC – Decades of devastating effects of the opioid crisis have been felt across communities in the United States,...

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Walden, Guthrie, Rodgers Statement on the Borders Commission Report on the USOPC


WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Greg Walden (R-OR), Subcommittee Oversight and Investigations Republican Leader Brett Guthrie (R-KY), and Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), and released a statement following the exploratory report the Athlete and National Governing Bodies (NGB) Engagement Commission, or Borders Commission, released after a nine-month review.

The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) charged the "Borders Commission", chaired by former WNBA President Lisa Borders, to review the structure and governance of the Olympic and Paralympic community and deliver their...

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Walden on GAO Report Regarding CDC Information Security


WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the committee released a new report from the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office (GAO). The watchdog’s report, “Information Security: Significant Progress Made, but CDC Needs to Take Further Action to Resolve Control Deficiencies and Improve Its Program,” is the result of a request initiated by previous committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and continued by Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR). Following significant investment by CDC and intensive collaboration with the committee and independent auditors, CDC’s cybersecurity posture and information security capabilities are much improved.

The audit reported today...

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